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French

Databases
Research Databases
ARTFL (French Literature)
Full text of 2,000 works in French. more information

FRANCIS (international humanities and social sciences) | off-campus access
Index to multilingual, multidisciplinary information in the humanities, social sciences, and economics. more information

MLA International Bibliography
Index to books and articles on modern languages, literatures, folklore, and linguistics. more information

Vente et Gestion
French language business journals. more information

Digital Media Databases
Foreign Language Video Instruction
Brief video clips of native speakers in non-English languages. more information

Reference Books
Language
NTC’s New College French and English Dictionary (REF PC 2640. N73)
Contains both a French-English and an English-French dictionary. Also has a pronunciation key, grammar notes, geographical names, common abbreviations, false cognates, and more.

Petit Larousse Illustré (REF PC 2625. L275)
Contains a conjugation table, French dictionary, and a dictionary of people, places, art, literature, and more. Written entirely in French.

Literature
Dictionnaire de la Littérature Française et Francophone (REF PQ 41. D526)
Three-volume dictionary of French literature. Written entirely in French.

The Feminist Encyclopedia of French Literature (REF PQ 149. F47 1999)
Contains entries on French women writers, literary genres, literary movements, organizations, and other issues affecting women, such as marriage and divorce laws.

History
Encyclopedia of European Social History: From 1350 to 2000 (REF HN 373. E63 2001)
Six-volume resource containing 209 articles focused on the development of European society. Articles are signed and include bibliographies for further reading.

France and the Americas: Culture, Politics, and History
This unique encylopedia includes over 730 entries focusing on France's influence on the Americas.

Journals
Current Print Titles
Contemporary French Civilization
French Review
L'Express
Paris Review
Yale French Studies

Full Text Tiles in the Electronic Journal Center
Humanities title list
Language and literature title list

Web Sites
French Connection
Contains links to websites providing information on the French language, literature, quotations, government, art, culture, history, current events, the media, and more.

French Language News & Magazines
an exhaustive list of publications on the Web. Assembled by MIT.

iLoveLanguages: French
Provides links to hundreds of websites that contain language dictionaries, translations, organizations, and more.

Librarians' Internet Index: French
All kinds of resources related to France and the French language, including online dictionaries, cultural sites, and more; all selected for quality by librarians.

MLA Language Map
Allows you to graph the number of speakers of a particular language on a U.S. map or individual state map.  Also allows you to compare two maps and contains detailed information for states, cities, or zip codes.

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